Welcome to the Pre-Health website! We hope we can assist you on your way to becoming
a professional. We encourage you to review the information on our website and watch
the Pre-Health Orientation prior to scheduling an appointment with our Pre-Health counselors.
Click here for the Pre-Nursing Orientation.
Please be aware of the following policies:
(Click on the headings below for more information. Our News & Events information is updated regularly.)
The Pre-Health counselors DO NOT advise for Dental Hygiene, Radiology Tech, or Respiratory Therapy. If you are interested in those areas please contact the school(s) you would like to attend and then see a University Studies Counselor to map out your course sequencing.
UVU Parking Services Food for Fines Food Drive
UVU Parking Services is holding its annual Food for Fines drive from now until December 23rd. Bring in cans of food to donate to the Utah Food Bank and we will remove $1 from any of your unpaid parking citations per can donated (Must pay a $10 minimum per citation). You can bring in as many cans as you like. Help us help the Utah Food Bank this winter by bringing by your canned food. For more information you can call Parking Services at (801) 863-8188.
This week’s Hot Internships
Gift Wrapping Service Project, Organized by the Pre-OT Club ALL ARE WELCOME!
Thursday, December 8th — 6:30pm — SC 206a
Come take a break from studying for finals and wrap presents with us! The Pre-OT club is wrapping gifts for the Utah Kids Foundation, a local non-profit for families with Special Needs Children. There will be food for Santa's helpers. We need all the help we can get, and if you can come early (6:15 or so), we'd like to meet out in front of the Health and Wellness Center in order to bring all the presents in. Text Whitney at 801-376-0607 if you have any questions. Please bring extra scissors if you can. See you there!
Saturday, February 7th — Sorensen Student Center
Save the Date! If you are applying to health professions programs in 2015, you don’t want to miss this half-day conference! We will help you get a “jumpstart” on the application process including how to fill out applications, ask for letters of recommendation, and write personal statements. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast and a USB drive with all of the presentations and info from the conference. Space is limited, register now!
NEW! Patient Contact Opportunity: Canyon Breeze Senior Living
Now hiring CNA's! Experience preferred, but not required. They are hiring for afternoon and grave shifts. If you are interested, contact Heather at email@example.com.
Healthcare-Related Job Opportunity: AmeriCorps, Medical/Dental Case Coordinator
AmeriCorps, a National Service program, is currently recruiting for opportunities in Provo for one year long positions starting ASAP. You will work as a Medical/ Dental Case Coordinator for residents in Utah County.
Position Description: Case coordinators work with clients and healthcare providers to schedule appointments and coordinate healthcare services for low-income, uninsured clients.
Qualifications: MUST speak Spanish « Knowledge of medical terminology in Spanish a plus « Exposure to healthcare setting a plus « Must be comfortable using Microsoft Office applications « Must have own form of transportation « One year commitment required.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be a US Citizen or permanent resident.
Paid/Volunteer Patient Contact: Harmony Home Health & Hospice
Now Hiring: Home Health Aids and Housekeepers. Also looking for Hospice Volunteers. If interested, please apply at www.harmonyhomehealth.com
Locations in Orem, Murray, Clearfield/Ogden/Logan
Volunteer/Community Service: UVU Special Olympics Club
The UVU Special Olympics team participates in Special Olympics events as well as helps to promote the awareness of the Special Olympics on the UVU campus. In the past, we’ve had a number of Pre-Health students who’ve been great participants in our club.
This is a great opportunity to become involved in many fun service activities and there are a lot of ways to be involved. In particular, we are looking for:
If you would like to get involved, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/uvuspecialolympics/.
Volunteer/Patient Contact: GIANT Steps
GIANT Steps Autism Preschool has positions open for long-term volunteers who are interested in helping autistic children.
Great way to get in either PATIENT CONTACT or VOLUNTEER HOURS!!!!!!
GIANT Steps Autism Preschool is a treatment program through Wasatch Mental Health, which provides services for autistic children (ages 3-5) and their parents. Volunteers will help care for autistic children on a weekly basis at Foothill Elementary School in Orem (921 N. 1240 E.). Volunteers have the chance to receive special training and experience in different autism treatment methods.
****Previous experience with autism is not required ****
GIANT Steps currently needs volunteers to help on bi-monthly on Tuesday nights from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, and volunteers to help during the hours of 9 am–3:30 pm, Tuesday-Friday (a 2 hour weekly time commitment).
Volunteers dates for the semester will be as follows (Every night is a Tuesday unless indicated otherwise.):
If you are interested in volunteering, please send a message with any questions to Trevor Bevan at email@example.com
Include yourname, phone number, and preferred e-mail address.
***Qualified volunteers are always welcome.***
I look forward to hearing from you! Please feel free to email me with any questions.
Program Director GIANT Steps
Volunteer/Patient Contact: Alpha Home Health and Hospice
Contact Bill Cox - firstname.lastname@example.org (801) 615-3426
Volunteer/Patient Contact: Symbii Home Health and Hospice
Contact Cory Astle - CAstle@symbiihealth.com (801) 822-2676
UVU has several excellent clubs on campus especially for pre-health students: Pharmacy Club, Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club, Pre-Dental Club, Pre-Medical Club, Pre-Optometry Club, Pre-Physical Therapy Club, Pre-Physicians Assistant Club, etc.
To join a club, go to: uvu.orgsync.com/org/clubs. To pay your club dues, visit the Clubs Office (LC 101A) OR pay online.